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Reader Shares Photo Believed to be of the Rebbe

CrownHeights.info has received a photograph, believed to have never been seen before and apparently taken right before the Rebbe assumed the Nesius, crossing the street near President Street and New York Avenue.

For a short period the Rebbe and the Rebbetzin lived in an apartment at 346 New York Avenue, an apartment building known as The President Plaza, on the corner of President Street.

Though difficult to see, the reader who submitted the photograph says that it is the Lubavitcher Rebbe crossing the street. “The photographer has shared a small collection of photos, which will be shared soon” he wrote in an email.

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#1 Comment By Really cool! On March 1, 2017 @ 11:38 am


#2 Comment By its not new On March 1, 2017 @ 11:41 am

this picture has been seen before, it a old picture, but still nice1

#3 Comment By Thanks for sharing On March 1, 2017 @ 11:41 am

Looks to me like the Rebbe

#4 Comment By After The nesius On March 1, 2017 @ 2:43 pm

In the article it says that the photo was “apparently taken right before the Rebbe assumed the Nesius”.

The Rebbe lived there until approximately 5716 (1956).
The cars look like early/mid 50’s, not late 40’s !

So it’s most probably from the first years of the nesius.

#5 Comment By Another old timer On March 1, 2017 @ 3:40 pm

I think that the Rebbe lived in this apartment between 13-14 years

#6 Comment By He bought the first chair On March 1, 2017 @ 5:49 pm

Henry Reiner lived in that building and remain close to the Rebbe for many decades always came to fabrengens and the Rebbe gave him lots of kiruv
He bought the first chair

#7 Comment By It’s definitely the Rebbe On March 1, 2017 @ 5:30 pm

rare photo

#8 Comment By 5713 I would assume On March 1, 2017 @ 5:36 pm

When are more coming out?

#9 Comment By Rebbe Drive . Com On March 2, 2017 @ 2:32 am

Taking over JEM I see :)